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James E. Summers Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0288
Overview

This collection documents James E. Summers' military service during World War II and contains letters to Summers' parents, two military publications, newsletters, and some military documents including a Nazi Party poster. All items in this collection are photocopies of the originals.

Dates: 1939-1945

James Harold Fox Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0087
Abstract

This collection features three letters and a newspaper clipping regarding James Harold Fox's service during World War II as a member of the Bombing-Fighting Squadron 89 and the Fleet Tactical Support Squadron 21.

Dates: 1945, 1964, undated

James Hendrickson Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0077
Abstract

This collection contains a certificate declaring that James Hendrickson is an honorably discharged veteran of World War II.

Dates: 1951 March 5

James J. Akins Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0106
Abstract

Transcription of an oral history conducted with James J. Akins, who served as a pilot during World War II in the European theater. Akins was captured by German forces in 1944 and held for almost a year as a prisoner of war. During his service, he performed in several important raids on German forces. In his interview, he dictates experiences from before, during, and after the war.

Dates: 1993 September 20

James L. Everett Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0092
Abstract

This collection features issues of two military newspapers from World War II. One, titled "Guinea Gold," is dated March 7, 1944. The other is, "The Stars and Stripes," is dated May 9, 1945.

Dates: 1944 March 7, 1945 May 9

James L. Rogers Memoir

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2578
Abstract

This memoir documents James L. Rogers's service with the Army Air Force (AAF) in the United States and Europe between 1942 and 1945.

Dates: 1998

James R. Eddy Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0068
Abstract

This collection contains materials pertaining to James R. Eddy, member of the U.S. Army Air Force during World War II. The documents include Eddy's correspondence and military papers, newspaper articles, and photographs taken in Tinian, Saipan, and Guam during the war.

Dates: 1940s-1950s

James W. Howland Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0191
Abstract

This collection contains correspondence and other papers of World War II veteran James W. Howland.

Dates: 1941-1952, 1980

Jeanne Pawloski Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0156
Abstract

This collection features photographs, papers, correspondence, and memorabilia from Jeanne Pawloski's service as a nurse with Detachment A of the 74th General Hospital during World War II.

Dates: 1943-1945, 1996, 2000, undated

Jerome Jacobs World War II Memoirs

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3237
Abstract

This collection consists of Dr. Jerome Jacobs' World War II memoirs, entitled Some Came Home. The bulk of the material documents the years from 1941 to 1945. Dr. Jacobs, a fighter pilot veteran, recounts his experiences training as a pilot, his involvement in combat and in Operation Market Garden, and some of his experiences as a prisoner of war.

Dates: undated

Jerome Kaufman Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0120
Abstract

This collection includes several letters written to World War II soldier Jerome Kaufman, who served with the U.S. Navy, from his family and wife, as well as military documents from his service.

Dates: 1942-1945, undated

Jesse W. Townsend Papers

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0020
Abstract

This collection consists of Jessie Townsend’s military record -- including assignments, executive orders, training requests and clearances -- and his aeronautical manuals and class notes from his service in the United States Air Force during World War II.

Dates: 1942-1945

Jimmy Gentry Oral History

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2608
Abstract

The Jimmy Gentry Oral History, 2000, is a typescript from an oral history interview with Jimmy Gentry by Dr. Kurt Piehler and Kelly Hammond of the University of Tennessee for the Veteran's Oral History Project conducted by the Center for the Study of War and Society. The interview focuses primarily on his World War II experiences, but also covers pre-war and post-war periods.

Dates: 2000

John A. Hansen Jr. Papers

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0031
Abstract

Covering the years 1936-1946 and, chiefly, the European Theater, this World War II collection contains a diversity of maps, photographs, press clippings, newspapers, correspondence, and realia from the personal collection of John Anders Hansen, WWII veteran and former professor of English at the University of Tennessee.

Dates: 1916-1947

John B. Phelps Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0178
Abstract

The transcript of an oral history interview with World War II veteran John B. Phelps along with a copy of Pictorial History of the 65th Infantry Division and several newspaper clippings.

Dates: 1944-1984

John C. Messamore Papers

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0039
Abstract

This collection consists of a service memory book presented to John C. Messamore by his mother. In addition to basic identification information - such as Messamore's service branch, home address, and religion - the book also contains a list of important dates to remember, mailing addresses for friends and family, as well as brief narrative "snapshots." Also included are two photographs of a young woman.

Dates: 1942 March 10-1945 October 20

John E. Kesterson Oral History

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2635
Abstract

The John E. Kesterson Oral History, 2001, is a typescript from an oral history interview with John E. Kesterson by Dr. Kurt Piehler and Lindsey Waller of the University of Tennessee for the Veteran's Oral History Project conducted by the Center for the Study of War and Society. The interview focuses primarily on his World War II experiences, but also covers pre-war and post-war periods. Kesterson shares the experience of surgery on the war front.

Dates: 2001

John E. Lane WWII Memoir

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0035
Abstract

This collection consists of John E. Lane's short memoir about his experiences as a private in the United States Marine Corps beginning in June of 1944.

Dates: 1985 May 29-1986 February 14, undated

John E. Williams Papers

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0034
Abstract

This collection contains letters and ephemera from John E. Williams, an administrative assistant posted all over Europe during World War II from 1943 to 1946. It also contains material from Williams' time in basic training at Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia, along with biographical documents from 1985.

Dates: 1941-1946, 1985

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United States. Army. 67
World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, American. 60
World War, 1939-1945. 51
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Europe. 42
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World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Pacific Area. 27
World War, 1939-1945 -- Correspondence. 26
United States. Army Air Forces. 23
World War, 1939-1945 -- Europe. 23
United States. Air Force. 21
United States. Marine Corps. 20
World War, 1939-1945 -- United States. 13
World War, 1939-1945 -- Veterans -- Tennessee. 12
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- France. 10
World War, 1939-1945 -- Medical care. 10
United States. Army. Air Corps. 9
World War, 1939-1945 -- Participation, Female. 9
World War, 1939-1945 -- Photography. 9
World War, 1939-1945 -- Prisoners and prisons. 9
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Pacific Ocean. 8
World War, 1939-1945 -- Periodicals. 8
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Africa, North. 7
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Italy. 6
World War, 1939-1945 -- Hospitals. 6
World War, 1939-1945 -- Japan. 6
World War, 1939-1945 -- Prisoners and prisons, American. 6
World War, 1939-1945 -- Women -- United States. 6
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Japan. 5
World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval operations, American. 5
Pearl Harbor (Hawaii), Attack on, 1941. 4
United States. Army Nurse Corps. 4
World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations, American. 4
World War, 1939-1945 -- Maps. 4
World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval operations -- Submarine. 4
World War, 1939-1945 -- Women. 4
Oral history -- United States. 3
Photographs. 3
United States. Air Force -- History. 3
United States. Army Air Forces. Air Force, 15th. 3
United States. Army. Division, 80th. 3
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Asia. 3
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Philippines. 3
World War, 1939-1945 -- Philippines. 3
World War, 1939-1945 -- Pictorial works. 3
Correspondence. 2
Hiroshima-shi (Japan) -- History -- Bombardment, 1945. 2
Iwo Jima, Battle of, Japan, 1945. 2
Knoxville (Tenn.) -- History. 2
Korean War, 1950-1953. 2
Prisoners of war 2
Prisoners of war -- Germany. 2
United States -- Armed Forces -- History -- World War, 1939-1945. 2
United States. Army -- Medals, badges, decorations, etc. 2
United States. Army. Armored Division, 8th. 2
University of Tennessee, Knoxville -- Alumni and alumnae. 2
V-mail. 2
Vietnam War, 1961-1975. 2
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Burma. 2
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- France -- Normandy. 2
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Germany. 2
World War, 1939-1945 -- Casualties -- United States. 2
World War, 1939-1945 -- Medical care -- Great Britain. 2
World War, 1939-1945 -- Participation, African American. 2
World War, 1939-1945 -- Prisoners and prisons, German. 2
World War, 1939-1945 -- Regimental histories -- United States. 2
World War, 1939-1945 -- Tennessee. 2
Agricultural education. 1
Air pilots, Military -- United States. 1
Airlift, Military -- United States. 1
Anzio Beachhead, 1944. 1
Ardennes, Battle of the, 1944-1945. 1
Arnhem, Battle of, Arnhem, Netherlands, 1944. 1
Atomic bomb -- Japan -- Hiroshima-shi. 1
Atomic bomb -- United States -- History. 1
Baptists -- Missions -- Africa. 1
Camp Crowder (Mo.) 1
Cerignola (Italy). 1
Dollmakers -- United States. 1
Ecuador -- Aerial photographs. 1
Education, Higher -- Tennessee. 1
Enterprise (Aircraft carrier : CV-6). 1
France -- Social life and customs -- 20th century. 1
Gardening 1
Germany -- History -- 1945-1955. 1
Great Britain -- Social life and customs -- 1918-1945. 1
Great Depression. 1
Guadalcanal, Battle of, Solomon Islands, 1942-1943 -- Personal narratives, American. 1
Guided missiles -- Design and construction. 1
Handicraft -- Tennessee. 1
Jefferson City (Tenn.) -- History. 1
Lawyers -- Tennessee. 1
Leyte Gulf, Battle of, Philippines, 1944. 1
Louisiana -- History. 1
Memphis Belle (B-17 bomber) 1
Missionaries -- Africa, Sub-Saharan. 1
Morgan County (Tenn.) 1
Nagasaki-shi (Japan) -- History -- Bombardment, 1945. 1
New York (N.Y.) -- Aerial views. 1
Nuclear facilities -- United States. 1
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